Pest Spotlight: Fall Webworm

Fall Webworms

You may have been seeing them – unsightly webs in trees, in parks or around your home. These particular webs are surprisingly not caused by spiders, but instead, caterpillars. The most likely culprits: the fall webworm and Eastern tent caterpillar. In this blog we are showcasing the fall webworm. A bit of a description: Fall … Read more Pest Spotlight: Fall Webworm

Ask The Expert: How To Get Rid of Caterpillars

Forest Tent Caterpillar

QUESTION: Why are there so many caterpillars on my tress and how can I get rid of them? ANSWER: All across western Canada we are seeing outbreak levels of Forest Tent Caterpillars. These caterpillars emerge from their egg sacs in May and turn into large golden brown moths in July. The adult female moths lay … Read more Ask The Expert: How To Get Rid of Caterpillars